Is Anyone Better Than Cristiano Ronaldo Right Now?

Romelu Lukaku gets away from Andy Robertson during a dominant display at Old Trafford

Romelu Lukaku gets away from Andy Robertson during a dominant display at Old Trafford

Brazilian defender, Dani Alves, will miss the UEFA Champions League quarter finals for the first time since 2009 as his team, Paris Saint Germain, were eliminated from the round of 16 after losing to Real Madrid 5-2 on aggregate.

A second goal would have led to Real being in full control of the contest but within six minutes of the restart, Eibar were back on level terms as Ramis sent a header into the net from 10 yards after meeting Leon's corner.

Ronaldo now has 17 goals in his last 10 games in all competitions and his 18 league goal tally has him closing in on Lionel Messi who has 24.

Azulgranas continued to open up Real as Jordan nodded Leon's free-kick wide of the post on the half-hour mark, but there were signs from the visitors as Gareth Bale was denied by goalkeeper Dmitrovic after being played through by Marcelo. He knows he is going to score. He's a different and special player.

After the intermission, and with a goal in their pocket, Real Madrid tried to slow the game's pace, but Eibar did not allow them to.

Real are 12 points behind leaders Barcelona, who travel to bottom club Malaga on Saturday evening.

Putin heaps praise on Trump, pans USA politics
But as a citizen of Russia and the head of the Russian state, I would ask: What is such a world for, if there were no Russia?" The former KGB agent promised he hadn't tried to "turn" Melania Trump, "no, I stopped doing that a long time ago".

Zidane added: "Neymar is a very good player".

They were below their best and rode their luck late on when Eibar should have converted a pair of excellent chances, before Ronaldo made them pay.

Eibar's leveller led to Real placing more emphasis on scoring a second and it soon became a game of attack versus defence as the hosts attempted to keep hold of a share of the spoils.

Lucas Vazquez and Karim Benzema replaced Isco and Toni Kroos as Zidane looked to raise the tempo and find a second goal.

Later on Saturday, Valencia moved back to within a point of Real and all but ended Sevilla's hopes of finishing in the top four by beating Los Rojiblancos 2-0.

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